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CSPAN
Dec 25, 2012 4:15pm EST
minutes in which he was sworn in on the plane, air force one, let's get airborne and landed in washington. he had to get off of the plane, ready to be president of the united states. to see him step in with no preparation at all, when president kennedy's legislative program, civil rights and every one of his other major bills as well was stalled by the southern committee chairman who controlled congress as they had been controlling it for a quarter of the century, to see him get the program up and running, ramming it through to what lyndon johnson do that in the first weeks after kennedy's assassination is a lesson in what a president can do if he now knows all of the levers to pull, but has the will, lyndon johnson's case, almost vicious drive to do it to win, to say over and over again as i am always saying to myself when i am doing the research, look what he is doing here. i don't say i succeeded but i try to explain that in my books and to me, to see him do that is something that is not only fascinating but revelatory, giving a true insight into how power works in washington and there
CBS
Dec 11, 2012 12:00pm PST
for the air force's new secret high-tech spacecraft. and a reminder, if you have a consumer problem or question, just call our hotline, 1-888-5- helps-u. volunteers are there right now. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, marin county. caltrans closed the northbound 101 connector to highway 1 becae of water on the roadway. >>> high tide this morning caused this washout in marin county. caltrans closed the northbound 101 connector to highway 1 because of water on the roadway. this week we'll be seeing some of the highest tides of the year. what's called king tides happens on thursday when the gravitation national pull on the moon is greatest. >>> black friday deals are fading from memories but not for consumers' whose orders were canceled. what happens when you don't get your goods. that and more coming up at 5. >>> third time's the charm for the air force's latest experimental space plane. they are sending the x37b orbital test vehicle on its third test flight today. it's being developed as a reuse al unmanned space vehicle. engineers say it can fly 500 miles above earth at speeds over 17,000 mil
NBC
Dec 27, 2012 4:30am EST
're for stranded holiday travelers. >>> president obama aboard air force one right now. >>> former president george h.w. bush in intensive care, we'll ha the very latest. i vigil for firefighters, a tornado in action and december surfing in the great lakes. "early today" starts right now. >> announcer: this is "early today" for thursday, december 27th, 2012. >>> good morning, i'm mara schiavocampo. a powerful winter storm that brought an odd mix of tornadoes, heavy winds and snow to the nation's midsection is now wreaking havoc on the northeast. snow and sleet have produced treacherous road conditions from pennsylvania and western new york to maine with as much as a foot of snow expected in some areas. this storm so far being blamed for at least six deaths. it's also creating a travel nightmare for those trying to get home after the holidays. more than 1700 flights were canceled on wednesday. nbc's meteorologist dylan dreyer is tracking the storm for us this morning. dylan, what can you tell us? >> well, so far under 400 flights have been canceled in the northeast today. this storm is going to crea
CW
Dec 29, 2012 9:30pm CST
. 36 yards deep in the corner of the end zone. 67 yards. he had two touchdowns. the air force band 2 and up -- the air force band tunes up. holiday furlough time with the wolves game. paul byron nelson home. -- nails it home. you guys route for the bears. >> it will happen. >> i like the bears. i'm not so sure of the game. >> we will be watching. that will do it for us on this saturday night. >> thank you for watching. we will see you back here tomorrow night.
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 6:00pm EST
. 1956, israel decimated the egyptian army, decimated the egyptian air force and yet did not achieve peace, again. 1967, one of the great military victories in all history, in terms of the amount of material lost bit arabs, the men lost, the territory sacrificed by the arab forces, it was an overwhelming victory. did israel achieve peace in 1967? no. >> so actually as you read your book, you get to day one -- you break it up eventually. day one takes right off from the first paragraph. i mean it was interesting. up to then, it's history. then boom, you're in the middle of a war. you say by 7:30, close to 200 planes were aloft. what, again, june 5, 1967, how big is the israeli military? >> the military about 100,000, 125,000 men, 200 aircraft. >> what type of aircraft? >> mostly french aircraft. >> no american aircraft? >> no. mostly mysteres and mirages. >> i thought i saw a reference to paten tanks. >> there were a small number. it was the first american- israeli arms deals. israel had a limited number of them. the largest m-48 tank force was the jordanian army which had almost comp
FOX News
Dec 27, 2012 2:00am PST
of the party the state of hawaii and the nation. >> he was aboard air force one with president obama who has been vacationing in hawaii. he is expected to be sworn in lart today. >> it is the next step in the long healing process for the people of newtown connecticut. the town moving forward with plans for a permanent memorial honoring the 26 victims of the sandy hook massacre. all of the flowers letters photos and teddy bears will be turned into soil and blocks to be used atz the foundation of a future memorial. dozens of people singing mazing grace as they remembered the two firefighters murdered in western new york. ♪ i once was lost but now am found ♪ >> that community coming together to honor fallen heros. the two men were shot and killed during an ex-con's christmas eve ambush. for the first time we are also hearing from those who survived the attack some firefighters. a joint statement offered the pair's gratitude for all of the prayers they have gotten. doctors have upgraded both of their conditions to satisfactory. >> oo to maine where a dive team from the police department will
KCSMMHZ
Dec 13, 2012 6:00am PST
more danger than the issue because every countries use military force, especially air force, to respond on the airspace incursion. on the other hand, the japanese coast guard is dealing with china's lower air force ships. so i think this action will involve military force into this dispute. so there is a possibility to escalate both countries' actions. >> quite a dangerous situation. do you think china could take further action over the islands? >> i don't think so. but it is very difficult to find out which level decided to let the aircraft invading japanese airspace. but once happen, this kind of issue, the china's leaders or headquarters must support this kind of action. but we cannot see any kind of change of china's leaders intention for the senkaku islands. the president has already started the campaign to get rid of the corruption. he doesn't want to escalate any other dispute with this campaign. so i think it's danger to take action by simplistic thinking way. i hope both japan and china, dealing with issue very calmly. >>> authorities in north korea have provided a boost for th
CNN
Dec 11, 2012 9:00am PST
. >>> another story, called a secret mission. u.s. air force now set to launch an unmanned mini shuttle into space. want to bring in john zarrella live in miami. countdown's happening. tell us about the mystery mission. >> reporter: less than 30 seconds, atless 5 rocket sitting at cape canaveral. you can see the military helicopters, this vehicle the x-37b. it is one of the most secret projects the u.s. military has that we know of and bottom line is that this vehicle, the x-37 is about the quarter of the size of the shuttle. we've got lift-off. >> lit lift-off of the united launch atlas rocket carrying the mission for the united states air force. >> reporter: so that mini spacecraft, x-37b in the top third encased in the fering of the atlas 5 rocket. as i was say, this is, and as mentioned in the launch, see it climbing through the blue cloud and sky there? pretty much good weather. this is the third flight of the vehicles. there are two of them that the area force owns. the last one, suzanne, flew for 469 days. there has been all kinds of speculation as to what this thing does up ther
FOX
Dec 7, 2012 4:00am PST
- and much desired - new customer this week: the u.s. air force. the privately- held space exploration company already has a $1.6 billion contract with nasa. this new venture allows it to demonstrate the dependability of its falcon rockets. the deal is part of a special set-aside program that will help companies such as space-x compete against lockheed martin and boeing, both long- time aerospace contractors. the first air force launch of its falcon 9 rocket is scheduled for 2014. the stakes are high for zynga. the nevada gaming control board is considering if zynga is worthy of a gaming license. currently, game lovers can gamble with virtual chips on the website. a licence would make it possible for gamers on zynga to play with real money. if that happens, it would help the company win millions of customers. the licensing process tends to take up to 18 months. darden restaurants says that it won't cut employee hours after all as a way around paying for employees' healthcare. the parent company of olive garden and red lobster claimed paying for basic healthcare coverage for all full-ti
SFGTV2
Dec 6, 2012 4:30pm PST
of a plan in the making and a respond at it's appropriate time which, is not now. >>> air force couple of quick comments and we are in the middle of a motion. >> commissioner antonini. >>> yeah, air force question for mr. tig, in regards to the individually eligible -- individual properties now two questions first of all,, i heard you say something about north of harrison it seems it to me, that they should be eligible anywhere in the district including the area south but most of them are north and north of hair south but it it would seem to me that the whole point is allow them the flexibility to develop what they need to be viable and if they happen to be in a district that is more restricted than it used to to be i'm to the sure what you are saying in your proposal. >> sure so again, that the s o i and to a even greater extent sally even though's not a pd r district it's designed to function as a pd r district and to a great end decent the neighborhoods were not granted the same fleck act for historic buildings because of competing goals and the preserve thing the competing
CBS
Dec 23, 2012 8:00am EST
like the f-15 and f-16 that remain the air force's backbone fleet today. and championed jointness among the military serv before the failed iran hostage rescue mission convinced others to follow. now 85, brown continues to serve on the defense policy board and is a trustee of the center for strategic and international studies. with joyce winds low, brown recently co-authored "star- spangled security" applying lessons safeguarding america. i asked him whether jointness was too far as some critics argue. >> not every operation requires jointness. i'm sure there are some that can be best handled by a single service. and by an element rather far down in the table of organization of that service. nevertheless, i believe that the idea of jointness, joint operations, is correct because it brings together talents that each service has that the others do not have. it is probably true that too much is now happening at the unified and specified commands. they have indeed greatly increased staffs and they even have elements in washington that begin to act like lobbies. when a new problem arises, a
CSPAN
Dec 29, 2012 1:00pm EST
in the air force. weapons the american said it could not use because people could not read the manual. it's just -- it's just coming more and more -- the gap is becoming more and more. the most american thing that we have, the most american thing that we have in this country is the ability for those glasses to wrap themselves, to make themselves whole and to prosper without reading this is impossible. this is why. my own background is, i was raised in a foster family. my mom read. i guess on a third grade level. four days a week, a romance magazine. [laughter] and i didn't -- i didn't understand it was a true american magazine. and did not learn until my 30's. but i wasn't attracted to the stories so much that i was attracted to being with mom, with my foster mom. and that would watch her finger roll across the page and eventually because the reading level of romance was fairly low, i could pick up words. and by the time i reached the age of 5i could read to her as she ironed and then she worked. and that was -- i never knew she was giving me something. i never knew she was transmitting a
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 12:00am EST
often. one of my sons is a chaplain, was a chaplain in the air force. he said when things the american had is -- americans have that they could not use because they could not read the manuals. this is becoming more and more more -- the gap is becoming more and more. the most american thing we have been the most american thing we have in this country is
FOX News
Dec 21, 2012 4:00pm PST
. the president will be heading to andrew's air force base in a moment. is he going to hawaii tonight. on his way out the door told us "see you next week." which means he will be coming back after christmas before new years to try to work this out with lawmakers. he also suggested maybe they have eggnog over the holiday. maybe he thinks that will grease the skids. >> harris: eat cookies and sing carols for the rest of us across the country. you get the accepts he is trying to calm things down. if you took a look at the markets today you might understand why. after what happened last night, ed, the house basically pulling its plan b, can anything pass at this point? mention the markets. jittery right now they had been stable in recent peeks. before christmas everybody would magically come together. that obviously has not come together. there is fear need the white house. i have talked to top aides that they think they are going to work something else. they are nervous if they don't get something done after christmas the markets will really take a hit. speaker boehner today was pretty blunt about s
SFGTV2
Dec 3, 2012 9:00pm PST
security fellows come. they were roughly army, navy, air force, state department. a couple weeks ago we had a meeting and the first person i called on was an army colonel. i said where were you last? he said in libya. i said did you know christopher stevens? he said everybody knew christopher stevens. he was our leader, fluent in arabic, constructive, positive, doing something, he was our leader. this spontaneous practically eruption from him. he was a foreign service officer. anybody who has served with a foreign service as i did as the secretary of state knows, what a very special group of people this is. they are very able people. dedicated. they work hard for our country. chris was extraordinary and stood out. i thought what image can i think of that might express our way of thinking about him. i thought of the great seal of our republic. i don't know how many of you have ever looked carefully at it. the center is an eagle. in one talon the eagle is holding an olive branch. the eagle is looking at the olive branch to show that the united states will always seek peace. the other talon, t
CBS
Dec 11, 2012 5:30pm PST
's no lack of science or math at the air force, apparently. at cape canaveral today the air force launched a mini shuttle, a space plane called the x-37b. it looks like the old shuttle but it's about a quarter of the size and apparently it's unmanned. the mission today is top secret, but the last time the air force launched one of these space planes it stayed in orbit for 15 months. among the holiday decorations all over america, there are none more special than these. where they came from is a story in itself. next. next. not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem, a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i don't think so. [ male announcer ] for years, bob took warfarin, but not anymore. bob's doctor recommended a different option: once-a-day xarelto®. xarelto® is the first and only once-a-day prescription blood thinner for patients with afib not caused by a heart valve problem, that doesn't require routine blood monitoring. like warfarin, xarelto® is proven effective to reduce the risk of an afi
MSNBC
Dec 27, 2012 2:00am PST
a nightmare for stranded holiday travelers. >>> president obama aboard air force one right now racing back to washington to try to lead us away from the fiscal cliff. >>> former president george h.w. bush in intentive care. we'll have the latest on that. >>> a vigil for firefighters, a tornado in action and december surfing in the great lakes. good morning. i'm mara schiavocampo. a powerful winter storm that brought an odd mix of tornadoes, heavy winds and snow to the nation's midsection is now wreaking havoc on the northeast. snow and sleet have produced treacherous road conditions from pennsylvania and western new york to maine with more than a foot of snow expected in some areas. this storm so far being blamed for at least six deaths. and as nbc's kurt gregory reports, the storm is creating a post holiday travel nightmare. >> reporter: cleanup on the day after christmas for the deep south. a record of more than 20 tornadoes as a massive storm system ripped through mississippi and alabama and left arkansas with a record-breaking white christmas. that storm system continued its march acro
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 8:00pm EST
. not until our planes arrived in memphis that next morning to an airport, an air force base or a navy base that had more landings i think that o'hare airport had that morning. it was busy. kennedy administration did not want to lose out on this one. anyway, when you are pointed pointed to pointed to be security officers which in its situation keep notes. you keep notes and telephone numbers, license plates, names of people or today we call them persons of interest. people who didn't look like students. every night i had to report to the fbi for anyone who might've come into -- checked into a hotel who didn't look like he belongs there. so i kept those notes and i looked at them over the years. i started this book 10 years ago. i started talking to people who were in my unit and they provided me with anecdotes. i looked over old newspapers, looked over old magazines. started piecing things together. ken burns says, look at a photograph on and off. the photograph comes to life. the person that had the life before the snapshot will have a life after it and you begin to again, put things toget
FOX
Dec 27, 2012 7:00am PST
. >> welcome back. right now the president is on air force one going back to washington. he shook hands before leaving his vacation in hawaii. he has important talks scheduled to avert the fiscal cliff. >>> as we showed you, the senate is back in session. they are hoping to strike a deal and avoid the fiscal cliff. we are in washington where some republicans are pessimistic an agreement can be reached. >> reporter: the senate majority leader is on the floor right now. we will take a live look at the capitol. he is trying to get republican support for the latest democratic plan. they got back to work about 15 minutes ago and are considering the president's offer to raise taxes on households making $400,000 or more a year. even if it passes the senate he is concerned about the house where he will need about 30 republicans to cross party lines. the house speaker said he is not making members of the house come back from their break without a 48 hour notice on a vote. in the last -- >> american people i don't think understand the house is operating without the house of house. its being operated w
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 8:00pm EST
, with the use of the regime of the air force and fighter jets. in all the cases, when in the regime -- the use of the air force will increase the number of casualties will be killed every day. this is what happened. yesterday, as example, 159 has been killed. according to the statistics, 141 have been killed by the air force, and all of them are civilians. even just and two areas. there is no resistance to the army in cities, and still the regime can target those cities by the air force. we understand why the first priority to the syrians right now is to find out how we can disable the airforce system by imposing a no-fly zone or deploying the free syrian army with anti-aircraft weapons, at least to defend that huge number of civilians and children and women being killed day-by-day. that goes with me to the second point about the gap between the international community and what is going on the ground in syria right now. if we read today the statements from the friends of the syrian people conference, held in tokyo, and we read the fifth article, which says, they will come, the formation of the
CNN
Dec 27, 2012 8:00am PST
at air force one as it lands. just back from hawaii. the president had to cut short his vacation there. his holiday vacation so he could deal with the looming fiscal cliff. all eyes are on that now and everyone wondering whether congress will be able to reach a deal by january 1st. if not, spending cuts and tax hikes for every american will go into effect and we're watching that story very, very closely. as i mentioned, just five days left before the new year. but wait, before they bring out the champagne and confetti on the 31st, folks in washington need to start making big decisions regarding that fiscal cliff. here's what will happen if no deal is reached. the economy could fall into a recession. that's been widely reported. the congressional budget office forecasts a drop of .5% in the real gross domestic product and a 9.1% unemployment rate by the end of next year. markets in the u.s. and around the world could take a hit. right now the dow is down almost 100 points. no santa clauz rally this year. managing director of the boston consulting group joins me from chicago. great to se
CSPAN
Dec 26, 2012 12:45am EST
.s. continue to dominate the western pacific, the navy and air force to the same degree that it did throughout the cold war in the post cold war the philippines and australia in particular to bear some of the burden. that's what i mean by an empire. i'm going to let the audience discover for your questions with the major conclusion of the book is the latest want to ask you before we turn it over what you -- you are walking away from america's historical a central role of the superpower, and you are talking about inevitable, necessary, a decline, and how would you respond. they want the american influence to extend long into the decade that they cannot do that bearing the same level of burden. of vladimir putin against china at the same time that what countries like vietnam and the philippines drag us into a war with china, over the sea is so azoff plater balancing triet in any case, the u.s. has so much oil deposits in texas, louisiana, oklahoma or other places i can name but we are doing to be -- because of energy reserves we are going to be a significant power for decades to come in any case
CNN
Dec 11, 2012 8:00am PST
after 1:00 eastern time. the launch window is five hours. that's because the air force doesn't want to tell anybody exactly what the launch time is. and this thing, ashleigh, has caused all kinds of speculation, as to what it does. it flies up at about 200 miles and orbits the earth, just like a space shuttle did, but it is much, much smaller. in fact, originally, it was designed to be carried inside the shuttle's cargo bay. a lot of the speculation is that this thing is a spy or a satellite killer. other speculation has been that it is itself a rapid deployment reconnaissance satellite, that could be moved into areas quickly when needed. the air force says, look, it's none of that. that's all just wild speculation. that this is a testbed. a platform in space for the air force to test new technologies, avionics, command and control, thermal protection, high heat protection, seals, all the kinds of things for, you know, the development of new technologies in the air force and in the middle. so that's what they're saying it is. >> but the conspiracy theories are fun, zarrella. and the
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 2:15pm EST
trillion went to the war, the other trillion nobody knows where it went to because the air force has been scaled back, the navy has been scaled back, the army increased margely, but it it's budget was vastly increased. where did the money go? and i think this is a crisis that we're enduring that is going have to require both liberals and conservative to rethink re-examine some of the sacred cows and say we can't afford to say this is off the table for cuts. that's off the table for cuts. nothing is off the table but particularly the waste going on. but also it's not just that they have thrown a lot of money out the window. it's the way they do it. there are two techniques they use to sort of get the taxpayers spigot going. we have so we got political engineering where by once a program gets going, a missile program, a weapons program, it doesn't matter if the enemy that it was made for no longer exists. it doesn't matter that the thing can't really work as promised, the point what you try to do is get the project spread out as many congressional districts as you can particularly with cong
FOX
Dec 27, 2012 4:30am PST
of the term of a man who died earlier this month. he had served with president barack obama on air force one. >>> nelson mandela is out of the hospital this morning. he is back in hospital after being treated for gallstones. >>> he was called out to a home on market treat yesterday. he wanted to turn in old pn. the from world war ii. five and a half pounds of that was recovered and can could cause a lot of problems. >>> 23-year-old gina eunice made her first court appearance. eunice was drunk when she hit a group of people while walking a long twin peaks last thursday. a man was knocked down a hillside and killed. >> this case is a case that will be handled very aggressively. >> the entire unit's family is destroyed by what happened and i think it is fair to say their main concern is for the family. >> eunice's lawyer said her client has never been in trouble with the law and was studying criminal justice to become a police officer. >>> and taking the life of an 11-year-old, coming up, it may all be linked. >>> the california highway patrol days between 74-and 75th, more than 1100 people wer
NBC
Dec 27, 2012 12:00pm EST
replacing senator daniel in a way -- daniel in no way rode with him on air force one. >> i do not see how you can have a grand bargain involving tax reform entitlement changes in a matter of days. >> even starbucks is getting involved, right in "come together" on its cups. speaker john boehner is sitting the route out after failing to get house republicans to support his own plan. >> i think john boehner is being controlled, unfortunately, by the right wing. >> that leaves it up to majority leader harry ring in the red -- harry reid in the rest of the senate to find a solution. harry reid's plan will avoid tax creases for -- tax increases for people making too large and $50,000. >> you will see a two-step process here, one with the media dynamic so you can set up a situation where you can deal with a larger situation. >> without a deal, bush-era tax cuts will expire january 1 and spending cuts will set in. counters -- congress has set a deadline but so far that has backfired. now there is a new warning from the treasury secretary that this country is about to hit its debt limit and needs
WHUT
Dec 9, 2012 8:00am EST
to visit its detention center run by air force intelligence. we were not allowed to see the cell blocks. human rights groups say tortures happen here. they paraded six male prisoners. the men said they were not speaking under arrest. the government, who would not be filmed, said they were making the wrong assumptions about syria's secular state. none of the men had been in court that. all have confessed to being in the hottest, al qaeda-style group -- jihadist, al qaeda- style groups. >> they produced the algerian passport of a man who said he was also a french citizen. >> i decided to do something for the children of syria, for the families, for the powerless. i decided to join the jihad rather than crying in front of my tv. >> he would not answer when i asked if he had been tortured. all of the others said they had not. two said they were part of the front which the americans might soon name as a terrorist group. i cannot vouch for what they said. one repeated how well they had been looked after. but a trip to district 86 in damascus explained by the regime led us to the jaw hotteihad
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 4:30am EST
by the end of january. the national park service has not said why it ended police. and air force colonel from leesburg is thrilled to be home for the holidays. arrived at dulles sunday evening. see his wife and 9-year- son were there to greet him. deployment toird afghanistan. plans to take a in williamsburg. local girl battling cancer is her disease get in a way of helping other children. >> jay korff has the story. leesburg person has reading notes written by country from across the the globe. letters have come from saudi arabia, ecuador, all over europe. >> dear santa claus, my only have gabriella better. clerk learned their 9-year-old daughter had a brain tumor. to the make a wish foundation, she gets to travel to paris. but before going, this fourth had a selfless epiphanies. she asked for letters to santa claus because macy's donates a make a wish for letter the department receives. >> it might have felt really lonely otherwise. >> they blew past their goal of tens thousand. became 150,000, which more into more than to hundred thousand letters. afternoon, it took a moving company to del
MSNBC
Dec 27, 2012 2:30am PST
in hawaii. he'll be joined on air force one, or he is joined on air force one right now -- they're in the air, actually -- by hawaii's lieutenant governor brian schatz, who is nominated to fill the senate seat left vacant following the death of senator daniel inouye. schatz is expected to be sworn in later this afternoon or this evening. >>> with the business of legislating stricter gun control, a "usa today"/gallup poll shows a split america. 58% of those polled want stronger gun laws, up 15% from october of last year, but when it comes to assault weapons, 44% of those polled support a federal ban, yet 51% oppose one, showing little movement over the last year. yesterday, philadelphia's mayor renewed calls for an assault weapons ban in the wake of the deadly shootings early monday that killed two firefighters in upstate new york. another teed off on comments made by the head of the nra, who told nbc's david gregory he favors armed guards at every school. >> i guess, you know, out of last week's bizarre press statement -- it wasn't a press conference -- i guess mr. lapierre woul
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 7:00am EST
and a small air force. that question was dodged. wheat dominate militarily and with nuclear-weapons compared to the rest of the world. there was a fear that it would become too powerful. here we go again with across- the-board cuts when we should be looking at the contract situation. there is a system with the defense department and contractors. there is a lot of waste going on in purchasing. the defense department succeeds all other areas of government. everybody supports our defense. i believe are most important national interest is our own people and putting the funding into rebuilding the urban areas of the united states and bringing poor people up to a standard of living where they can get by. we spent over $300 billion on and afghanistan. guest: the caller is correct when he talks about china. they are just barely beginning to use aircraft carriers and things like this. they are much more focused at home. it is of concern a rise in china but not at the level of the united states. that is a concern. it is a time for real debate in this country about where we go. it is time to relook at
CSPAN
Dec 15, 2012 11:00pm EST
are so near the end but it's not all nuclear war and taxes and whatever. near otis air force base from which the family often traveled back here from the cape, trying to anticipate of first families need, of course this is what staff members and military aides have been doing for thousands of years, somebody had a special room equipped at otis air force base in case mrs. kennedy were to go into labor, while they were on the cape. somehow or other somebody let a picture be taken of this move and the furniture in it that appeared in the paper. not a good idea if it is a paper that the president is going to see, which he did and this is the resulting conversation with one of his military aides. [laughter] [applause] >> the next time somebody asks me what leadership is -- [laughter] >> we should tell quickly the following story at "the new york times" last weekend and sure enough the gentleman's picture bill dupuis is still alive. and living in new mexico. he writes for for "the new york times" and the interesting thing is he never heard how angry the president was so there were no repercu
FOX News
Dec 23, 2012 9:00pm PST
got a first-hand look at the department of defense military working dog program at lackland air force base where puppies learn to become warriors. spread across nearly 9,000-acres in san antonio, texas, the base is home to the 341st training squadron. >> the purpose is to procure, train and produce handlers and dogs. >> casey stevens is chief of the dog training school at lackland. >> i love to see them evolve from knowing nothing to being able to do everything that they do overseas and in law enforcement. we say zero to hero in 120 days. >> the wags arrive for training. >> the four legged heros have a long and storied his tore arery of serving on the battlefield. during world war ii the military officially began training dogs to fight and k-9 and handler teams continue to train. >> dog command. >> and defend our freedom at home. >> and overseas. nearly 3,000 dogs currently work for the military. >> we train the military working dogs to detect explosives and narcotics. building searching scouting. looking for someone in an open field. >> we are doing explosive training. the dogs of da
FOX News
Dec 5, 2012 2:00am PST
's an air force veteran expecting his first child and regarded his co-workers like family members and he did what any one would do to protect family members. legal splieking auto zone can change the policy. they have a policy of disengage when a potentially dangerous situation arises it says you have to back off disengage retreat and leave it to law enforcement. auto zone said we have zero tolerance when it comes to employees having weapons. when they sglier row tolerance they mean zero tolerance. >> he was in the store without the gun saw the gun being held at his manager's head snuck out a back door got the gun brought it in and sure enough the guy put his hands up and fled. >> his co-worker said he saved my life. the local sheriff says he's a hero. auto zone sees it a different way. >> they don't have to enforce that policy they can make an exception. >> absolutely. there's nothing stopping auto zone or any other employee from saying we may have a policy that discourages this but we are going to handle it on a case by case basis. prosecutors walk into this courthouses and say judge even t
FOX News
Dec 6, 2012 2:00am PST
was a couple years later i was invited by u.s. air force general duncan mcnabb head of transportation command to the air force base. they do this incredible mission of delivering millions of pounds of supplies to troops around the world by air and land and sea, and that kind of inspired me to maybe write this story that also tells the norad story as well tracking santa on christmas eve. >> the tracking story it started as an accident where a hot line for santa had a wrong number and connect to do some guy at norad and he made up the story. >> this is the height of the cold war. this phone was only supposed to be called by the president of the united states or the head of the military in the event of a nuclear attack. it rings on christmas eve in 1955 the colonel picks it up. instead of hearing some type of nuclear code or military warning he hears a little child's voice saying i want to speak to santa claus. that was the pastart of the tradition. >> he said i can see him on my radar. out of this tradition now comes your book which tells this delightful story of the night before christmas basi
ABC
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am PST
month. >>> new this morning the air force is getting ready for another test flight of new experimental space plane pro row time of the x-37b will blast off into space today from cape canaveral, florida. this video provided by the air force, launch time set for 10 a.m., our time. the vehicle is being developed as reusable unmanned space vehicle. >> in the last hour we learned delta is buying a 49% stake in virgin atlantic airlines, delta wants better access to heathrow in hahn done, the two are agenting in -- in london. virgin atlantic owned by sir rich and branson who owns a stake in virgin america airlines. >>> got milk? the reason fewer americans are drinking dairy. >>> first, cashmere sweaters. michael finney and consumer re >>> we come back. water vapor in the air, narrow band coming through during the evening and overnight hours and how fast that is moving on stream. increasing clouds during the daylight hours, low 60s east bay and south bay areas slowest to receive cooling sea breeze. morning rain gives way to afternoon shower wednesday, thursday, friday, low to mid 50s frost pos
SFGTV2
Dec 1, 2012 4:30am PST
of staff to the army, navy or air force and then we move the pieces to put the aid where they need it. the scenario, the beginning when we face this was the same thing we are talking about in this seminar. the necessity was access because everything was, the delivery was absolutely hampered because of the roads so we have to clean it. water, food, electricity and communications. another need at that time to do that is field hospital generators, housing, sat coms, purifying water systems and mobile bridges. so the force was at the beginning just to distribute the aid and at the end start doing law enforcement when the government declared catastrophe and the president gave us the authority to do that. so we move the army inland, next the navy in the coastal communities and in san feir fernandes island and doing an airlift to the most affected area. sanfernandes island is a very small island, only a thousand people living there, but it was completely destroyed. that's what we found when we arriving there, debris everywhere, and as you can see that was the port and the square before, a
SFGTV2
Dec 5, 2012 2:00am PST
to adopt that as the model for northern command with the army and the air force to use. i think the momentum that we have gained here over the last three years, we leveraged off of that. we started a similar senior leadership seminar up in seattle, that we had the first one this year. they have some people down here from the seattle sea fair, which is the equivalent of san francisco fleet week association. they have people from the sea fair committee, board, if you l that is here observing what we do here in san francisco. and, so, those are great indicators to me that this program, this collaboration and partnership building is here to stay way beyond after i'm gone. >> and i'll just say 10% of the active duty coast guard makes its home here in the bay area. if we're a smaller coast guard tomorrow, we'll still have 10% of the coast guard here in the bay area. this is a critical hub for the coast guard. and when you look at the pacific, i expect to see our numbers to go up over time. so, i am not concerned in the least. my house and the 20 pacific area commanders before me, if y
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